Specimen Information

Carassius auratus
Carassius auratus
(Goldfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31082
GroupFishes
GenusCarassius
Speciesauratus
Common NameGoldfish
StateDE
CountyNew Castle
LocalityAugustine Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBrandywine-Christina
HUC8 Number02040205
HUC10 NameAppoquinimink River-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204020508
HUC12 NameAugustine Creek
HUC12 Number020402050801
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:85
Author:Raasch, M.S., and V.L. Altemus, Sr.
Date:1991
Title:Delaware's freshwater and brackish water fishes - a popular account.
Publisher:Delaware State College Center for the Study of Del-Mar-Va Habitats and the Society of Natural History of Delaware.
Pages:166 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:17267
Author:Raasch, M.S.
Date:2007
Title:Delaware's Freshwater and Brackish-Water Fishes.
Publisher:Delaware Nature Society.
Pages:179 pp
Commentsescaped aquaculture; aquarium release; bait bucket; bronze colored
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectednumerous


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/28/2020].

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